Reinventing higher education: towards a more interconnected world
From 17:00 on Monday 20 October to 14:00 on Tuesday 21 October
This event is being organised by IE university in partnership with British Council, Spain.
This event will discuss ways in which universities must respond to a more interconnected world. How does this affect research or teaching? What are the new priorities and how must these be targeted?
The conference has four panels:
- Imperatives from a new generation of students.
- Business and university: how to foster a mutual engagement?
- English as “Lingua Franca” in non-english speaking countries: pros and cons.
- Beyond Bologna, targeting new priorities in Higher Education in Europe.
To advance together towards better higher education provision, particularly through international links and connection with business.
- Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Senior analyst at the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI)
- Dr. Cloud Bai-Yun, Head, The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (UK NARIC)
- Kurt Deketelaere, General Secretary, League of European Research Universities (LERU)
- Sonia Feigenbaum, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, Brown University, USA
- Ahmad Hasnah, Executive Vice President and Provost , Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar
- Sabine Hansen Peck, Senior VP, Human Resources, Communications & Branding, Amadeus IT Group
- Charles Hardy, Education Engagement Lead, EMEA at LinkedIn
- Christian Schutz, Global Head of University Relations, Siemens AG
- Ernesto Macaro, Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford
- Phil Baty, Editor, THE Rankings & Editor at Large, Times Higher Education
Who should attend
University Officers and administrators, policy-makers, educators, entrepreneus, academics, student reps and education media.
This event is free of charge but please note that spaces are limited.
For further information please contact Geoffroy Gerard:
Tel.: +34 91 568 96 00
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